QTI*BIWOC Online Mentoring Event – Speed Dating Format

QTI*BIWOC Mentoring Event Creative Writing

In dieser virtuellen Veranstaltung habt ihr als Mentees die einmalige Chance, gleich mehrere unserer wundervollen BIWOC* Mentor:innen kennenzulernen.

Sei es aus dem Bereich Film, Wissenschaft, Stiftungsarbeit, PR, Kunst oder auch Kreativem Schreiben und Podcast. In unserem Speed-Dating-Format werdet ihr in kurzen Intervallen rotieren und allen Mentor:innen eure individuellen Fragen stellen können, euch austauschen und netzwerken.

Die Teilnehmer:innenanzahl ist begrenzt – deswegen schnell anmelden!

Wann: Dienstag, 8. Juni, 18-19 Uhr
Languages: Deutsch, Englisch & mehr
Location: Zoom Veranstaltung
Registration: contact@biwoc-rising.info
-Zoom Link folgt nach der Anmeldung-

Das Panel is Teil unseres Mentoring Programms. Wir suchen weiterhin Mentor:innen, die ehrenamtlich unsere Mentees empowern und unterstützen bzgl. beruflichen Fragen und mehr. Meldet euch gerne!

Sponsored by: Filia.Die Frauenstiftung

Johanna Ghebray – Photographer & Project Manager

Johanna was born and raised in a small town close to Stuttgart. She discovered her love for photography already at an early age and, as a result, she became a self-taught photographer. She follows her passion for digital projects on a freelance basis in Berlin. Her images are characterized by current social atmospheres, art, and her Eritrean heritage to narrate trustworthy visual stories of people as well as objects through the eye of photo journalism and portraiture. Furthermore, she is currently working at the PR agency BAM Communication GmbH in Berlin as a project manager.

Rhea Ramjohn – Writer, Producer & Presenter

Rhea Ramjohn is a Trinbagonian writer, producer and presenter, representing ancestral codes via vernacular poetics. As co-founder of Black Brown Berlin, her work centers BIPOC empowerment, equitable and inclusive initiatives, and the amplification of marginalized expressions, most evident in her short film Live Chile! She is the creator and executive producer of Tanti Table and hosts the science podcast Hormonal. With foundations in African Diaspora and Cultural Studies, community service and education sectors, Rhea has more than two decades of pedagogy, literary, and performance experience between the Americas and Europe.

Saboura Naqshband – Researcher, Consultant, Empowerment Trainer & Translator

Saboura is currently working at the DeZIM Institute Berlin as a research associate. Her research interests are, among other things, the intersections of religious, gender and sexuality, anti-discrimination, anti-Muslim racism, Islamophobia, as well as socio-political and economic participation of migrants and refugees in Germany. She studied Arabic and Political Science at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London, with a year abroad at the University of Alexandria, Egypt, as well as Social and Cultural Anthropology at the Free University of Berlin. In addition, Saboura Naqshband is an empowerment trainer, translator and consultant.

Wayra Schübel – Publicist & Cultural Producer

Wayra is publicist and cultural producer. Before focusing on press and art communication, Wayra supported ARTPRESS Ute Weingarten as a PR manager at the 56th Venice Biennale, as well as press and event management of the 9th Berlin Biennale. Between 2012 and 2017, they directed the LSD Gallery in Berlin and the b2_Galerie in Leipzig. They founded Wayra Schübel – Art Communication in 2019, an independent PR Consultancy with focus on projects in visual and performing arts with a passion for overcoming traditional aesthetics of normative supremacies.

Hue San Do – Linguist & Academic

Hue San Do, German-Chinese born in Vietnam, is currently working a the Bildungsnetzwerk China. Important stations in her life: Voluntary service with action Sühnezeichen, peace service in a Jewish retirement home in Chicago, studies in Sinology, DaF and Linguistics in Berlin, scholarship holder of Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst e.V., teaching Da F in Guangzhou and Hong Kong, PhD in Hong Kong. Her main areas of expertise: Linguistic, language acquisition and mediation in DaF and Chinese, education. As a mentor she can advice on study organization, scholarships, study abroad, research and doctoral studies.

Sadaf Javdani – Visual Anthropologist, Activist & Intersectional Feminist

Sadaf is a Berlin-based visual anthropologist, activist, and intersectional feminist who works at the intersection of film, critical writing, and ethnographic research. With a PhD in Visual and Media Anthropology from Freie Universität Berlin, Sadaf is committed to creative analytic practices with particular interest in creating interactive and reflexive spaces that allow for imagination and dialogue.


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BIWOC* Rising is the first intersectional co-working space & social club in Berlin and Germany. This safer space is exclusively for women, trans, inter and non-binary people who identify as Black, indigenous or of Colour! Through training programs, empowerment workshops, and a work-desk in the heart of Berlin-Kreuzberg, BIWOC* Rising is creating a new working culture – a working culture that transcends the white, homogenous, capitalist one that has been a core driver of gentrification and marginalization in Berlin.